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The blind side : evolution of a game

Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Follows one young man from his impoverished childhood with a crack-addicted mother, through his discovery of the sport of football, to his rise to become one of the most successful, highly-paid players in the NFL.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Michael Oher; Michael Oher
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Lewis
ISBN: 039306123X 9780393061239
OCLC Number: 70884918
Description: 299 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Back story --
The market for football players --
Crossing the line --
The blank slate --
Death of a lineman --
Inventing Michael --
The pasta coach --
Character courses --
Birth of a star --
The egg bowl --
Freak of nurture --
And Moses stuttered.
Responsibility: Michael Lewis.
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The bestselling author of "Coach, Moneyball" and "Liar's Poker" delivers a multidimensional story that traces the upbringing of a young boy through to young adulthood, all through the lens of sports  Read more...

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I read Lewis for the same reasons I watch Tiger Woods. I ll never play like that. But it s good to be reminded every now and again what genius looks like. --Malcolm Gladwell"

 
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